When the authorities first checked on 1-year-old at the scene, they noticed he was covered in vomit, reported WVLT.
Officer B.R. Wood told Bluefield Daily Telegraph: 'The one-year-old baby boy was in the backseat covered in vomit.
Princeton - A baby discovered covered in vomit and faeces in the back of his drunk mother's auto was given a wash and some care at the West Virginia Police station, Princeton detachment.
Once the car's driver had been apprehended, officers rescued the baby, bringing him back to the station for some TLC, WVNS reports.
BIG-HEARTED cops made sure this little tot was squeaky clean after he was discovered covered in vomit in the backseat of a drunk drivers vehicle. They immediately sprang into action to make the child at home until child protective services could arrive. There, trooper D.C Graham cleaned the child up in a sink, wrapping the baby in a towel and watching over until officials from child protective services showed up. Troopers said they believed the baby has been sick for a while.
"He was the best little baby".
Apparently, the baby had been under the weather when he was found.
Police have not released the name of the driver, who faces a DUI with a minor charge.